calcium ion

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Noun1.calcium ion - ion of calcium; a factor in the clotting of blood
atomic number 20, Ca, calcium - a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
clotting factor, coagulation factor - any of the factors in the blood whose actions are essential for blood coagulation
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(6) Alternatively, an increase in the pH and calcium ion concentration improves biocompatibility (16) and promotes the action of cementoblasts, (17) which can repair the material.
of Ulster) presents what we presently know about how drugs are absorbed into the body, distributed, metabolized, and excreted, how they signal receptors and what the receptors do in response, what the principle targets for drugs are, and specific information on NSAID therapy and calcium ion. He then covers a range of common applications, including drugs for anxiety, life-threatening spilepticus, Parkinson's Disease, pain, psychosis, depression and Alzheimer's Disease and describes prescribing for the elderly, dealing with bacterial resistance and adverse drug interactions, and getting drugs from the lab to patients.
It is well known that calcium ion deregulation plays a critical role in apoptotic cell death.
Use of phospholipase D and choline oxidase for the enrymatic determination of calcium ion in serum.
Because elevated cellular hsp correlates with cellular protection, our results suggest that one feature of the protection mechanism of hsp involves altered calcium ion homeostasis.
The concentration of calcium ions in mammary glands is thought to be associated with the integrity of mammary tight junctions during lactation (Neville and Peaker, 1981), suggesting that the calcium ion concentration in mammary glands plays a role in regulating the physiological function of milk production.
Evaluation of pH and calcium ion release of three root canal sealers.
(2) in the most recent issue of Clinical Chemistry provided a detailed study of calcium ion buffers used for the collection of blood specimens for the PTT.
Calcium ion is well known to have various biological functions in body as formation of bone structure, wound healing, and hormone seduction [9].
In both spectra, biopolymer characteristic bands appear clearly at 3339 and 3482 [cm.sup.-1] relating to OH bonds [6], bands 1621, 1645 to a lesser extent for crosslinking with zinc ion and 1467 [cm.sup.-1] refers to the symmetrical stretching carboxylate (R-COO) [18] which can be salified carboxylic group having a ([Ca.sup.+2], [Zn.sup.+2], etc.) revealing that binding occurs between the alginate, calcium ion and zinc ion.
It was confirmed that the precipitation of calcium carbonate was influenced by calcium ion, bicarbonate ion, pH, flow rate, temperature, and saturation index [9, 10].